Events this Week

March 2, 2015  


Here is a list of events happening March 2-8, 2015, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Tuesday, March 3

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Fostering Academic Integrity & Responsibility." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 6 of 10 through April 7 except March 17; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Tech Tuesdays: Real-time classroom polling; demonstration of Hotseat and preview of ECHO; also Qualtrics and iClicker GO. Organizer: ITaP. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Krannert Building, Room 250. Light lunch included. URL: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4485&course_area=ITAP&course_number=131&course_subtitle=00

-- Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium. Open to all. Organizer: College of Education, with Graduate Student Education Council. Noon-5 p.m. PMU, North Ballroom. Keynote: Terry Wiley, president and CEO of the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, D.C.; special professor, University of Maryland; professor emeritus and former executive dean, Arizona State University. Poster proposals by graduate students due Feb. 15. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/proposals-sought-for-graduate-student-educational-research-symposium.html

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 2:30-3:45 p.m. STEW, Room 310. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html 

-- "Brian Petraits: Making Your Community a Livable Community." Purdue alum and senior manager of industries at Bosma Enterprises. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 2:30-4 p.m. STEW, Room 313. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

Wednesday, March 4

-- Teaching portfolio workshop. For graduate students, especially those entering the job market soon. Organizer: Center for Instructional Excellence. Two sessions: 10-11:15 a.m. and 2-3:15 p.m. Matthews Hall, Room 301. Register here. More information: Mara Barbosa at 49-66422.

-- Faculty Lunch and Learn. Session 2 of 5. "The Role of the Behavioral Intervention Team on Campus." L. Tony Hawkins, temporary associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, and Julie Cox, associate dean of students, Student Assistance Center. 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. STEW, Room 318. Sessions on Wednesdays (others March 25, April 8, April 22) at same hour and site; theme is awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues. Registration required because lunch is provided and seating is limited; email to Student Wellness Office at swo@purdue.edu with name, title, department, sessions attending. Questions: Tammy Loew at tfloew@purdue.edu or Jane Krause at jkrause@purdue.edu.

-- "The Will to Adorn: Understanding Black Aesthetics, Identity & Dress." Kadari Taylor-Watson, a Ph.D. student in American studies. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Showcase of pieces from the BCC Collection and their place in black cultural histories. 2 p.m. BCC, MP Room 1. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Mentoring: Graduate Student Workshop on "In Search of Building Highly Effective Professional Relationships." Jennifer R. Cohen, biochemist and experienced advocate for diversity and mentoring in STEM disciplines. Organizer: Mentoring@Purdue program in College of Agriculture. 2-3:30 p.m. STEW, Room 218AB. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/stem-mentoring-workshops-offered-for-faculty,-staff,-grad-students.html

-- PMO in concert, featuring Purduettes, Heart & Soul, and University Choir. 7 p.m. St. Boniface Church, 318 N. Ninth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/pmo

-- Women's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Through Sunday. Purdue vs. Wisconsin approx. 7:30 p.m. CT (8:30 p.m. ET) Wednesday. Sears Centre Arena, Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Tickets: All-session, $90; single-session, $15 (most sessions have two games); seats available in a "fan block" for each university or in general admission. To purchase: Sears Centre Arena ticket offices at 1-888-SEARS-TIX (732-7784) or www.searscentre.com. URL: www.bigten.org/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-w-baskbl-tournament-14-15.html (NOTE: If Purdue wins, it advances to meet Minnesota approx. 8:30 p.m. CT (9:30 p.m. ET) on Thursday.)

Thursday, March 5

-- Mentoring: Faculty-Staff Workshop on "Strategies to Continue to Lift as You Climb." Jennifer R. Cohen, biochemist and experienced advocate for diversity and mentoring in STEM disciplines. Organizer: Mentoring@Purdue program in College of Agriculture. 10:30 a.m.-noon. STEW, Room 214AB. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q1/stem-mentoring-workshops-offered-for-faculty,-staff,-grad-students.html

-- Science & Society Lecture Series: "From Climate Models to Public Policy Advice." Mathias Frish, professor or philosophy at University of Maryland, College Park. Sponsors: College of Liberal Arts, Discovery Lecture Series, Lilly Endowment, Office of Research and Partnerships. 1-2 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union, Anniversary Drawing Room.

-- Film screening: "Girl Rising" (2013, documentary, 101 min., rated PG-13). Celebrating International Women's Day. Organizer: Asha for Education's Purdue chapter; part of March series Global Film Fest. Film's theme: Power of education in lifting nine girls in various countries. 6 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Free; donations for education in India. URL for series (films may be added): https://www.facebook.com/ashagff. Questions: pdiwakar@purdue.edu; agmanup@gmail.com, sunny.chugh.90@gmail.com; phone: 352-870-3473. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2444946/?ref_=nv_sr_1

-- "Eyes on the Prize" episodes: documentary film series on civil rights. Week 3 of 3. Screenings plus discussion. Organizers: Black Cultural Center, several academic units and area organizations. 7 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. Also March 12 (different location). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/historical-civil-rights-documentaries-to-be-shown-at-purdue.html

-- Stover Lecture in history. "Exodus from the East: Emigration from East Central Europe and the Making of the Free World." Tara Zahra, professor of history at the University of Chicago and MacArthur fellow. Organizer: Department of History. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall.

-- Phi Beta Kappa Lecture: "Trickle-Down Obfuscation." Gerald Graff, professor of English and education, University of Illinois at Chicago. Topic: The ongoing debate over today's education crisis, particularly the role of higher education and its trickle-down effects on K-12 schooling. Organizers: Purdue Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Honors College, Colleges of Science and Liberal Arts. 7:30 p.m. Mathematical Sciences Building, Room 175.

Friday, March 6

-- BCC Educational & Cultural Tour to Louisville, Kentucky. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Through Saturday. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Assistive Technology Center Open House. Disability Awareness Month event. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. 2-3 p.m. STEW, Room 111. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/upcoming.html. Accommodations: OIE at 765-494-7253 or at equity@purdue.edu

-- Leaves Information Session. For benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Resources. Topic: Changes effective July 1 in University structure for leaves from work. 2-3:15 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Room 1-1 & 1-2. URL for overview, resources and session calendar: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/UniversityLeavesCommittee.html

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance students. 7 and 9 p.m. Dance Studio Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Admission: $5 at the door; seating limited. Also Saturday. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976. Also Saturday at same times.

Saturday, March 7

-- Men's basketball vs. Illinois. 4:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $12-$50; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- Film screening: "Birdman" (2014, comedy/drama, 119 min., rated R; recent Oscar winner). Organizer: Asha for Education's Purdue chapter; part of March series Global Film Fest. 5 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Free; donations for education in India. URL for series (films may be added): https://www.facebook.com/ashagff. Questions: pdiwakar@purdue.edu; agmanup@gmail.com, sunny.chugh.90@gmail.com; phone: 352-870-3473. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt2562232/?ref_=nv_sr_1

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance students. 5 and 7 p.m. Dance Studio Theatre, Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Admission: $5 at the door; seating limited. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

-- Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- Concert: Timeflies (pop/hip-hop/electro) with Truslow (alternative pop/rock). Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Single-ticket price: public, $38; students, $28. Limit six. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q1/timeflies-to-perform-with-truslow-at-purdue.html

Sunday, March 8

-- Daylight saving time begins. Clocks "spring ahead" (officially, at 2 a.m. reset to 3 a.m.).

-- Soccer Winter ID Clinic for girls ages 14-18 (grades 8-12). Organizer: Purdue women's soccer coaching staff. Two sessions: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 2-5 p.m. Check-in starts 30 minutes ahead. Mollenkopf Athletic Center. URL: www.purduesports.com/sports/w-soccer/spec-rel/021715aab.html

-- Spain Tour ¡Buen Viaje! Concert. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Send-off concert for/by student musicians who will travel and perform in Spain during spring break. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
      * Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 23-March 6.

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic 

 

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